MoT Data for Harrow

Harrow has an average pass rate of 62%. Failure rates for lighting and signalling are higher than they are elsewhere, but suspension and brake related problems are less common – possibly because Harrow is built up and well served by public transport, so cars aren't generally used as much. 

Interestingly more modern cars have below average pass rates, whereas older models have above average pass rates. The best performing models are are Porsche, Subaru and Lexus. Rover, Daewoo and Renault are at the bottom of the table for manufacturers.

Most common reasons for MoT failure

Test Item Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment 11.9% 11.9% +0%
Visibility 5.5% 5.3% +2%
Tyres 4.9% 5.8% −16%
Suspension 4.7% 9.6% −51%
Brakes 4.4% 7.7% −43%
Noise, emissions and leaks 2.5% 3.6% −28%
Body, chassis, structure 2.5% 4.1% −39%

MoT failure rates by year of registration

Year of Registration Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
2019 466 7.1% 6.9% +2%
2018 1,023 11.0% 9.6% +15%
2017 9,048 12.1% 10.0% +21%
2016 11,225 13.4% 14.9% −10%
2015 11,494 16.8% 18.1% −7%
2014 11,401 19.2% 21.5% −11%
2013 11,429 21.9% 25.3% −14%
2012 10,971 23.9% 28.7% −16%
2011 10,266 27.3% 31.8% −14%
2010 10,462 30.4% 35.5% −14%
2009 10,018 31.7% 37.8% −16%
2008 10,102 34.4% 40.6% −15%
2007 10,858 36.3% 41.9% −13%
2006 8,992 37.2% 43.7% −15%
2005 7,965 39.3% 45.0% −13%
2004 6,452 40.6% 46.2% −12%
2003 5,028 40.9% 46.1% −11%
2002 3,881 41.5% 46.2% −10%
2001 2,593 40.0% 45.3% −12%
2000 1,662 37.3% 43.9% −15%
1999 1,149 41.6% 42.3% −2%
1998 734 37.7% 40.1% −6%
1997 492 41.7% 38.6% +8%
1996 348 32.8% 37.6% −13%
1995 237 30.0% 36.0% −17%
1994 177 26.0% 35.1% −26%
1993 148 29.7% 35.3% −16%
1992 110 20.0% 34.3% −42%
1991 130 26.9% 33.9% −21%
1990 125 13.6% 32.2% −58%
1989 99 24.2% 31.3% −22%
1988 66 16.7% 30.7% −46%
1987 56 16.1% 30.6% −47%

MoT failure rates by make

Make Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Bentley 113 12.4% 10.6% +16%
Porsche 752 14.1% 14.8% −5%
Lexus 2,097 19.9% 19.2% +3%
Land Rover 2,731 19.9% 25.6% −22%
Jaguar 1,672 22.1% 25.0% −12%
Audi 8,753 22.3% 22.0% +1%
Dacia 129 22.5% 24.0% −6%
Kia 3,363 22.6% 27.0% −16%
Subaru 110 22.7% 28.7% −21%
BMW 13,740 23.3% 23.1% +1%
Skoda 2,910 23.5% 23.8% −1%
LTI 215 24.2% 37.2% −35%
Mitsubishi 1,169 24.6% 30.4% −19%
Toyota 19,353 25.0% 27.8% −10%
DS 229 25.8% 33.8% −24%
Alfa Romeo 359 25.9% 33.1% −22%
Mercedes-Benz 8,875 26.6% 26.2% +1%
SEAT 1,502 27.0% 28.0% −4%
MINI 3,413 27.3% 25.8% +6%
Jeep 263 27.4% 25.9% +6%
Volkswagen 19,392 28.6% 29.4% −3%
Volvo 1,602 28.7% 29.8% −4%
Honda 10,991 28.8% 28.9% −1%
SAAB 441 29.5% 39.3% −25%
smart 210 29.5% 31.3% −6%
FIAT 2,376 29.6% 32.0% −7%
Suzuki 1,403 30.1% 28.2% +7%
Hyundai 3,063 30.2% 26.4% +14%
Nissan 10,446 31.0% 29.1% +6%
Mazda 1,711 31.1% 28.6% +9%
Ford 20,437 31.6% 31.6% +0%
MG 118 32.2% 30.9% +4%
Peugeot 5,720 32.6% 34.8% −6%
Chevrolet 498 34.1% 45.0% −24%
Citroen 3,105 34.3% 35.4% −3%
Vauxhall 14,892 34.7% 34.0% +2%
Renault 3,923 37.4% 39.6% −6%
Rover 192 38.0% 43.1% −12%
Chrysler 237 39.7% 41.2% −4%

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